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Climbing Pike's Peak, showing
jailroad Climber Album bejow..
By W. H. Album.
Manitou, Col., July 26. What's
the use of going to Europe, anyway,
to climb a mountain?
Save your money, save yourself
sea sickness and come out into this
Western country where they talk
United States and where the moun
tains will give you all the excitement
Did you ever try-to climb Pike's
Climb "Pike's Peak:and bust"
I had read how- Major ZeBulon
Pike, when he discovered the moun
tain in 1806, toiled for two weeks
to scale it and gave up, declaring that
"no human being could ascend to its
"I will show the world that it can
be done," I declared. And in proof
thereof I herewith submit the modest
diary pf my trip.
9:30 a. m. With pipe, kodak, yel
low spectacles, milk chocolate and
otljer slientiflc equipment, I started